Install Official XXKQO Android 2.3.6 Firmware on Galaxy S Plus I9001

XXKQO Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread firmware update is available for Galaxy S Plus I9001 for Slovakia. The firmware update can be installed via Kies Software, for manual installation of firmware go through the step by step guide below. I9001XXKQO is the official firmware update by Samsung and hence your device will lose root. You can always root Galaxy S Plus I9001 on official firmware later.

Odin will be used to flash firmware on device.

Firmware Details:

Version: 2.3.6
Date: 2013 February

The guide mentioned below is only for Galaxy S Plus I9001 and is not compatible with any other device. To know the model number of your device go to Settings >> About Phone.

We cannot be held liable of any damage done to your device while following the below mentioned procedure.

Galaxy S Plus I9001

Install official XXKQO Android 2.3.6 firmware on Galaxy S Plus I9001

Take a complete backup of data,apps and settings as the procedure may wipe your data.

Make sure that the battery of device has a minimum charge of 60%.

Enable “USB debugging” on your device by going to Settings >> Developer options >> Enable USB debugging.

Download Kies Software to install drivers.

Download XXKQO Android 2.3.6 firmware ( on Galaxy S Plus I9001 and Odin (

Extract the Firmware file which you have downloaded in above step. You will get “.tar” file along with other files.

Extract Odin to get “Odin3 v3.07.exe” file.

Switch off device.

Boot device into download mode. Press and hold Volume Down, Home, Power till device turns on and then press Volume Up to enter download mode.

Connect device to computer using USB cable. Odin will detect your device and ID:COM will turn yellow and a message appears saying “Added”. Re-install drivers if Odin fails to detect device.

Click on “PDA button” in Odin and navigate to select “.tar″ file which you have downloaded.

In Odin make sure that “Auto Reboot” and “F.Reset Time” are selected and “Re-Partition” check box is unchecked.

Click on Start button in Odin to start flashing Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware. When flashing is complete you will get a PASS message.

Disconnect device from your computer and let it boot automatically.

You have installed official XXKQO Android 2.3.6 firmware on Galaxy S Plus I9001. To know the firmware version go to Settings >> About Phone.

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